'''Sir William Maurice''' (April 1552 – August 1622) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons of England|House of Commons
at various times between 1593 and 1611.
Maurice was the son of Morys ap Ellis ap Morys, and grandson of Ellis ap Morris of Clennenau. He was one of the Council of the Marches of Wales. He was High Sheriff of Caernarvonshire
in 1582 and High Sheriff of Merionethshire
in 1591. In 1593, he was elected Member of Parliament
for Carnarvonshire (UK Parliament constituency)|Carnarvonshire
. He was High Sheriff of Carnarvonshire again in 1596. In 1597 he was re-elected MP for Carnarvonshire. In 1601 he was elected MP for Beaumaris. He was a personal friend of James I, and induced him to assume the title of King of Great Britain. He was knighted at Whitehall on 23 July 1603. In 1604 he was elected MP for Carnarvonshire again. He was High Sheriff of Merionethshire again in 1606. He was of Clennenau and was probably...